Artificial intelligence (AI) has evolved over many decades. Although the health care industry has lagged behind other industries in implementing AI, hospitals and health systems should be aware of the many emerging opportunities.
A flood of startups and a renewed focus by established technology companies has greatly increased investment and research in the field. This has resulted in new possibilities for data interoperability, machine learning, natural language processing, and other AI-related processes.
Building off of previous AI research, this research report will help define common terms that fall under the AI umbrella, cover six application categories of AI, and provide a number of strategies and considerations for organizations starting their AI journey.